“Nobody is bothered about an institution more than its alumni”. - N. R. Narayana Murthy
SAI International School and SAI International Residential School hosted an overwhelming Alumni Virtual Reunion 2021, which was held on Sunday, December 26, 2021. The Reunion was a highly successful event with a wonderful address by Sr. Principal, Shri Nilakantha Panigrahi, who was ecstatic and emotional to welcome the participants to the virtual meet.
SAI International Education Group is that enlightened path that has provided its alumni with the well rounded development fueling many of their successful careers. SAI International School and SAI International Residential School, has grown into one of the finest educational schools in India. SAI strives to relive the nostalgia and maintain an interconnectedness amongst it’s extended 'global family.'
SAI International expresses love and affection towards their former students during the course of the event. This year the alumni dedicated a loving tribute to their beloved Chairman Sir, Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, Founder SAI International Education Group, many of them reminiscing about their school days and times spent with him.
The true realization of his dreams and vision that had urged him to channelize all his efforts towards the noble field of education. The tribute had beautiful moments with many of his students perfect happy moments well captured almost as a virtual walk down the memory lane. He will be forever remembered reinventing the educational approach in the state for providing quality education of international standards encountered with challenges, too. His vision, leadership skills, high standards, and commitment were the most crucial starting lessons, to have an impact on the alumni’s lives.
The alumni were very happy to have met virtually, as they blaze the trail in their respective careers in India abroad, it was indeed a happy moment to be able to meet each other virtually. Dr. Sahoo, has built an institution that has pioneered a pedagogy focusing entirely on nurturing and developing the skills, aptitudes as well as attitude for a meaningful existence in the 21st century. His students recollected with many such nostalgic moments spent with him, their teachers and friends during their school days.
The efforts taken by the institution to be a premier institution encapsulating an international dimension has already earned a reputation in nationally and internationally education circles. It is evident in his long-standing association in the field education with commitment and devoted endeavors to offer our students best opportunities and a fine learning experience. Today, many of them have life long determination to live up to all his expectations, all their lives.
His vision has been catalyst while changing the perception of global education, the awards and accolades received by the School for all his contributions towards the betterment of the education system, in Odisha for building a strong nation and a prosperous society. He has truly envisioned and succeeded in all his endeavors in creating a human transformation centre for skill building. The alumni had a delightful time interacting amongst each other, many best kept secrets were shared on a lighter note for the sheer nostalgia and amusement of all.